Thursday of the Second Week of Lent

Reading I Jer 17:5-10     Thus says the LORD: Cursed is the man who trusts in human beings,     who seeks his strength in flesh,     whose heart turns away from the LORD. He is like a barren bush in  Read More…

Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent

Reading I Jer 18:18-20 The people of Judah and the citizens of Jerusalem said, “Come, let us contrive a plot against Jeremiah. It will not mean the loss of instruction from the priests, nor of counsel from the wise, nor  Read More…

Tuesday of the Second Week of Lent

Reading I Is 1:10, 16-20 Hear the word of the LORD,     princes of Sodom! Listen to the instruction of our God,     people of Gomorrah!     Wash yourselves clean! Put away your misdeeds from before my eyes;     cease  Read More…

Monday of the Second Week in Lent

Reading I Dn 9:4b-10 “Lord, great and awesome God, you who keep your merciful covenant toward those who love you and observe your commandments! We have sinned, been wicked and done evil; we have rebelled and departed from your commandments  Read More…

Second Sunday of Lent

Reading I Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 God put Abraham to the test. He called to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am!” he replied. Then God said: “Take your son Isaac, your only one, whom you love,  and go to the  Read More…

Saturday of the First Week of Lent

Readings for the Optional Memorial of Saint Gregory of Narek, Abbot and Doctor of the Church Reading I Dt 26:16-19 Moses spoke to the people, saying: “This day the LORD, your God, commands you to observe these statutes and decrees.  Read More…

Friday of the First Week of Lent

Reading I Ez 18:21-28 Thus says the Lord GOD: If the wicked man turns away from all the sins he committed,      if he keeps all my statutes and does what is right and just,     he shall surely live,  Read More…

Thursday of the First Week of Lent

Reading I Est C:12, 14-16, 23-25 Queen Esther, seized with mortal anguish, had recourse to the LORD. She lay prostrate upon the ground, together with her handmaids,  from morning until evening, and said: “God of Abraham, God of Isaac, and  Read More…

Wednesday of the First Week of Lent

Reading I Jon 3:1-10 The word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time: “Set out for the great city of Nineveh, and announce to it the message that I will tell you.” So Jonah made ready and went  Read More…

Tuesday of the First Week of Lent

Readings for the Optional Memorial of Saint Polycarp, bishop and martyr Reading I Is 55:10-11 Thus says the LORD: Just as from the heavens     the rain and snow come down And do not return there     till they have  Read More…